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    5 days ago

    US wants end to DR Congo conflict: Blinken

    The US is “concerned” with the situation in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Washington is working…
    5 days ago

    France battles ‘monster’ wildfire near Bordeaux for third day

    HOSTENS, France – More than 1,000 firefighters backed by water-bombing aircraft battled a “monster” wildfire near France’s wine-growing heartland of…
    5 days ago

    UK issues ‘extreme’ weather warning before another heatwave

    Weekend weather: UK prepares for another heatwave A look ahead to the weekend’s weather as parts of England are hit…
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    Biden: Abducted American journalist Austin Tice is being held by Syria

    President Joe Biden has revealed that the U.S. government knows “with certainty” that abducted American journalist Austin Tice is being…
    6 days ago

    US July inflation falls more than forecast on lower petrol prices

    Core CPI, which excludes volatile components like food and fuel, climbed 5.9 percent compared with a year ago. US inflation…
    6 days ago

    New virus, ‘henipavirus’, surfaces in China, 35 people infected

    The New England Journal of Medicine says in China, 35 people in two provinces have fallen ill with a newly…
    1 week ago

    EU submits ‘final’ text’ to revive Iran nuclear deal

    The European Union, on Monday, submitted a final text to salvage the 2015 deal aimed at reining Iran’s nuclear ambitions,…
    1 week ago

    Ukraine Latest: Zelenskiy Lauds Biden Over ‘Unprecedented’ Aid

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy expressed his gratitude to the US people and President Joe Biden for what he called “another…
    1 week ago

    Burst water main causes 4ft flood in London borough of Islington

    More than 70 firefighters went to the scene, where one resident said houses had water above the bottom of their…
    1 week ago

    London museum to return 72 artifacts to Nigeria

    London’s Horniman Museum has said it would return 72 artefacts, including 12 brass plaques known as Benin Bronzes, looted from…

    AFRICA

      22 hours ago

      BREAKING: Kenya’s electoral body announces winner of presidential election

      The Deputy President of Kenya, William Ruto has been declared winner of the country’s close-fought presidential election. Some commissioners had…
      6 days ago

      Kenyans await results from the presidential elections

      In Kenya, counting is underway after Tuesday’s presidential elections. After almost a decade under President Uhuru Kenyatta, citizens were called…
      6 days ago

      Two police killed, 800 escape in DR Congo jailbreak

      More than 800 inmates have escaped from a prison in eastern DR Congo after gunmen staged a jailbreak in which…
      6 days ago

      Nigeria establishes Africa’s first meter museum in Lagos

      THE Federal Government, through the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), has inaugurated a meter generation museum/gallery at the National…

      BUSINESS

        Daily FX 11.08.22: US Consumer Prices Aftershocks To Dominate Pound Vs Euro, Dollar

        US Consumer Prices Aftershocks will Dominate Sterling and Euro Moves against the Dollar The lower than expected consumer prices data…

        Disney edges past Netflix in streaming battle

        It had staked its future on building a streaming service to rival Netflix as audiences moved to online viewing from…

        Nigeria’s box office records N471m revenue in July

        The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Tuesday said it generated N471 million from tickets sold across the country…

        Nigeria’s oil regulator overrules Presidency on $1.28bn Seplat/Mobil deal

        Nigeria’s Presidency and the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission have disagreed over the $1.283bn sale and purchase transaction between Seplat…

        Amazon To Buy Roomba Maker iRobot For $1.7bn

        Amazon signs deal to buy Roomba maker iRobot for $1.7bn as it looks to expand on smart home offerings such…

        Shell shuts floating crude oil storage facility over water leakage

        A photograph taken on April 30, 2022 shows the logo of the multinational oil and gas company Shell at a…

        Stocks stabilize as traders weigh US-China tension: markets wrap

        Stocks stabilized in Asia on Wednesday, helped by a climb in Hong Kong, as some of the investor anxiety over…

        Government moves to end exportation of raw minerals

        The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it had begun the move to end the exportation of raw minerals in Nigeria…

        Labour threatens to shut down the economy, plans strike

        The Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliate unions on Tuesday defied warnings by the Federal Government and took to the…

        Passenger airfare increased by 0.31% in June – NBS

        The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday said passenger airfare rose by 0.31% from N55,906.86 in May 2022 to…

        SPORTS

          5 days ago

          Manchester United report: More problems for Red Devils as Adrien Rabiot deal hits a snag

          Manchester United are looking to do more business before the window closes. Manchester United’s move for Adrien Rabiot has hit…
          5 days ago

          Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Man Utd training with promise to underperforming teammates

          Cristiano Ronaldo is working hard in Manchester United training this week as he tries to convince Erik ten Hag to…
          6 days ago

          FIFA World Cup expected to start day earlier than planned as Qatar game moves forward

          The start of the FIFA World Cup is set to be brought forward by a day, allowing Qatar to play…
          6 days ago

          Tyson Fury decides to ‘come back to boxing’ to complete trilogy with Derek Chisora

          Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he is coming back to boxing with a new trainer and wants to complete…
          6 days ago

          ‘If well nurtured, Nigeria’s athletes will sweep medals at Paris 2024 Olympics’

          Former athlete, Seigha Porbeni, has said that the performance of the country’s track and field stars at the just-concluded Commonwealth…
          1 week ago

          Saudi Arabia wins Special Olympics football gold in first appearance

          Saudi Arabia’s Special Olympics football team won gold after competing in the tournament for the first time on Saturday in…
          1 week ago

          Kenya Lionesses off to Chile for World Rugby Challenger Series

          Kenya Lionesses players try out the rugby pitch at new-look Jamhuri Sports Complex in Nairobi on March 25, 2022. The…
          1 week ago

          Man United boss Erik ten Hag says defeat to Brighton due to players’ lack of ‘belief’

          New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag watches on the Old Trafford sidelines as his side suffers a 2-1 defeat…
          1 week ago

          Liberia Gears Up for 2022 Marathon

          The stage is set for the 2022 Liberia Marathon, which is the 5th edition in the West African country, the…
          2 weeks ago

          Nigeria: Osimhen, Other African Players Face Transfer Freeze

          ‘We are the idiots who pay salaries only to send them all over the world playing for others.’ Super Eagles…

          ENTERTAINMENT&GIST

            1 week ago

            Kizz Daniel Released From Tanzanian Police Custody

            Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has said that singer, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, popularly known as Kizz Daniel, has been released from…
            1 week ago

            BBNaijaS7: Five housemates up for eviction

            Adekunle, the current head of house, has nominated five level 2 housemates for possible eviction on Sunday, August 14th, 2022.…
            1 week ago

            Director of ‘half of a yellow sun’ Biyi Bandele is dead

            Biyi Bandele, the director popular for directing the movie adaptation of ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’, a phenomenal novel by…
            2 weeks ago

            Kidnapped actors have been released – Guild confirms

            The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has announced the release of two abducted members – Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Agbogidi.…
            2 weeks ago

            #Uti40th – Uti Nwachukwu marks his birthday in grand style

            Big Brother Africa Winner 2010, and TV Show host, Uti Nwachukwu is 40 years old today, August 3rd, and he…
            2 weeks ago

            Tems “No Woman No Cry” Hits Number 1 On Billboard Charts

            Temilade Opaniyi, aka Tems, has made her first number one solo spot on America’s Billboard a week after the Nigerian…
            2 weeks ago

            Burna Boy’s Concert at State Farm Arena Atlanta – SOLD OUT

            The Afrobeat Nigerian Superstar and Grammy Award-winner, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has sold out the 21,000-capacity…
            2 weeks ago

            BBNaija: Big Brother Brings a Twist to the Show

            Big Brother Naija, a show known for bringing top content to our screens, has yet again failed to disappoint. The…
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